In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(for writing, drawing)lápiz masculinecolored pencils — lápices de colores
- to draw/write in pencil — dibujar a/escribir con lápiz
- eyebrow/eye pencil — lápiz de cejas/ojos
- before noun pencil drawing — dibujo a lápiz
- After hours of trying to elicit any scrap of detail about his life, someone had the idea of leaving him with a drawing pad and pencils.
- Hardware and software is still more expensive than paper and pencils.
- Common complimentary gifts include plastic bags, ballpoint pens, pencils, writing pads, water bottles and paper cups.
- In the lush green lawns, they got busy with their drawing sheets, pencils and of course their creativity.
- He would give me some paper and a pencil and I would imitate him, making marks on paper.
- When I finished reading the letter, I put it down and took out a blank piece of paper and a pencil, ready to list all of the guys that fit the two clues.
- I always think of myself as a kid in the street with a pencil and piece of paper, watching other people.
- She then took a sketchpad from her handbag, along with some drawing pencils and an eraser.
- Usually at the end of each day, I pull out the coloured pencils and drawing pad for my son.
- Architects educated during these two decades have seen their standard tools transformed, for better or worse, from pencils to laptops.
- He ran out carrying a stack of blank papers, a bunch of crayons, pencils, charcoal sticks, a camera and a huge straw hat.
- Jessi opened her folder and pulled out various pieces of paper and pencils, passing several to each bed.
- There were sketchpads and drawing pencils, as well as other art materials on top of the dresser.
- He received some money from a federal welfare program and tried selling pencils.
- I rustled through pens, crumpled pieces of paper, pencils, candy wrappers, and junk that I had no idea was even in my back pack.
- He laid the pencil and drawing paper carefully onto his bureau.
- I liked drawing, but I only liked drawing with my art pencils.
- Getting comfortable by leaning against the cab, she drew out a sketch pad and a box of drawing pencils from her bag.
- Use a pencil and piece of paper to rearrange the letters of a word, and then decipher them.
- All that's required is a pencil and a piece of paper and the self-nurtured belief that what you have to say is worth saying.
- In the darkest works, the pencil lines are visible only as a sheen.
- Peepholes at strategic points along its length admitted pencils of light.
- The thin line of his pencil transcribes the desert light and, for the first time in this exhibition, a unique and unmistakable vision appears.
- These conservative pencils of light also displayed the biological diversity of the ship's crew.
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1(write, draw)(notes/calculations) anotar(outline) hacer un esbozo de
2(with cosmetic)(eyebrows) perfilar(eyebrows) dibujar
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